Press Releases

Assemblymember Frontus to Unveil 6-Point Economic Mobility Plan for Southern Brooklyn

With thousands of Southern Brooklyn residents trapped in cycles of intergenerational poverty and hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) is launching a 6-point economic mobility plan focused on home ownership,...

Gov. Cuomo Signs Frontus/Montgomery Central Park 5 Bill to Protect Juveniles in Family Court Proceedings

Brooklyn lawmakers today lauded the passage of their Central Park 5 bill, requiring video recording of all juveniles accused of delinquency in family court.The legislation (S.6533/A.7970) was introduced by Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus and Sen. Velmanette...

Assemblymember Frontus: Legislation Will Give New Yorkers with Disabilities Independence

“I’ve spent my career advocating for equality, from fighting discrimination to expanding support services. Everyone deserves equal opportunities. To ensure New Yorkers with disabilities are not left behind, I helped pass a series of measures...

Assemblymember Frontus Passes Legislation to Support, Empower Victims of Domestic Violence

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that she helped pass a series of bills to expand support services and help eliminate barriers to justice for domestic violence survivors. “Intimate partner violence inflicts trauma and pain on...

Assemblymember Frontus Secures Funding From the State Budget for Programs Across Her District

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that she helped pass the 2019-20 state budget, which includes $100,000 in funding for Pathways to Apprenticeship (P2A) and $100,000 for the Bay Ridge Senior Center. “Investing in local organizations...

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus Holds First Women of Distinction Award Ceremony Honoring a Group of Diverse Women from Across Southern Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY – On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Assemblymember Frontus honored sixteen (16) women for their contributions to the 46th Assembly District and Southern Brooklyn at large. The event was held at Il Centro: the Federation of Italian-American...

Assemblymember Frontus: Our Actions Now Will Create a Sustainable Future for New York State

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that she helped pass a series of bills to safeguard public health and promote a greener, more sustainable future for all New Yorkers. The legislative package was passed in recognition of Earth Day,...

Assemblymember Frontus: Budget Brings Long-Overdue Criminal Justice Reform

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that the 2019-20 state budget includes sweeping reforms to help ensure all Brooklyn residents are treated fairly within the criminal justice system and have equal access to legal services. “It...

Assemblymember Frontus: Assembly Budget Funds Health Programs, Fair Elections, Safer Streets in Brooklyn

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2019-20 state budget proposal, which provides significant funding for youth programs, early voting and health care services in Brooklyn.“The Assembly’s...

Assemblymember Frontus: Assembly Budget Proposal Expands Educational Opportunities, Affordable Housing Stock

Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus (D-Brooklyn) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2019-20 state budget proposal, which boosts education spending and increases the state’s investment in affordable housing. “The Assembly budget proposal...

Assemblymember Frontus: Victims of Revenge Porn Deserve Justice

“We live in an age in which texting and social media make it easy for individuals to inflict pain and emotional suffering from the dissemination of private images of another person. Victims have routinely been threatened with sexual assault, stalked,...